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Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   06-17-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By bakada
Sorry I guess I should have mentioned it but I...

Sorry I guess I should have mentioned it but I have done the T mod and also both the clutch and Kickstand mods. This appears to be electrical and seems to happen when I get water up under or around...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   06-17-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By bakada
water causing the bike to die

So after 3 years the stars aligned and my buddy and I finally made the run from Fairbanks up the Dalton Highway to Deadhorse and Prudhoe Bay last weekend. Weather was great. They did have a winter...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   01-13-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,915
Posted By bakada
I talked with Todd at Cogent Dynamics today and...

I talked with Todd at Cogent Dynamics today and he said they have 9 commitments for the GEN 1 caps. Only one left for the introductory price. If you were considering it now is the time to decide....
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   12-29-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,915
Posted By bakada
I was talking to Todd at Cogent about my new...

I was talking to Todd at Cogent about my new suspension and he sent me this.

It appears that there are some Gen 1 KLR owners out there that would like to have adjustable preload for caps. We think...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   12-01-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,672
Posted By bakada
It looks like there site is down again. I think...

It looks like there site is down again. I think that it might be why they didn't get my first email. It was down all of last week but was up for a time this past week end. I was able to get on and it...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-30-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,672
Posted By bakada
I emailed the vender again the other day and he...

I emailed the vender again the other day and he responded today. It looks like he might not have received my first email. I'm glad I held off bad mouthing them. The vender is Bob at TPI. He responded...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-22-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By bakada
A few years ago we were buying a new van and as...

A few years ago we were buying a new van and as we were going through the final signing process I was looking at the break down of the bill and came across a $125 fee marked administrative. I...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-21-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,672
Posted By bakada
I will try to get some pictures of it. I have...

I will try to get some pictures of it. I have been doing a little research to try and figure out what brand it is. Happy trails and Moose it is not. It arrived in a box inside a heavy plastic bag...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-21-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,672
Posted By bakada
center stand questions

I recently bought a center stand for my 05 from who I thought was a reputable dealer. I have been thinking about one for a while and when the dealer had an email sale recently I bought one. I finally...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   11-20-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,915
Posted By bakada
1st GEN Adjustable preload fork caps

I recently bit the bullet and ordered up a whole new suspension from Cogent Dynamics for my 05 KLR. While waiting for it to be built and delivered I was perusing there web site and came across...
Forum: Gadgets & Gizmos   09-14-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,509
Posted By bakada
I bought the tusk panniers for an expected run...

I bought the tusk panniers for an expected run from Fairbanks to Deadhorse on the Dalton highway. Didn't end up happening because the weather just didn't want to cooperate causing road closures and I...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   03-04-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 27,093
Posted By bakada
I have those exact side racks. I did use the...

I have those exact side racks. I did use the Nelson-Rigg bags on a trip last summer from Fairbanks AK. to Dawson City Yukon and back. A little over 700 miles. They worked great and kept everything...
Forum: Gadgets & Gizmos   02-14-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,389
Posted By bakada
I have one of the HF carriers you are thinking...

I have one of the HF carriers you are thinking about. Bought it mainly for my kids smaller bikes to go behind the explorer but I decided to stick the KLR on it to see how it did. I had no issues. It...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   06-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 27,093
Posted By bakada
I recently bought these Nelson-Rigg bags from...

I recently bought these Nelson-Rigg bags from Amazon. They are basically rubberized dry bags with straps and D rings to fit a motorcycle and are completely water proof. They can be used with or with...
Forum: Bike and Rider Gear   04-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By bakada
I bought mine last year and as of yet haven't ...

I bought mine last year and as of yet haven't put a fire in it. I also like the idea of not having to pack fuel. I carried it for a week long float down the Yukon river from Eagle to Circle last...
Forum: Bike and Rider Gear   04-27-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By bakada
Amen to that but I bought one anyway.:(

Amen to that but I bought one anyway.:(
Forum: Bike and Rider Gear   03-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,010
Posted By bakada
I keep a tender on everything I have with a small...

I keep a tender on everything I have with a small battery whenever they are parked. I have for years and have some snow machine batteries that are over 10 years old and still going strong. I have...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-17-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,541
Posted By bakada
Well my buddy and I took that trip across the...

Well my buddy and I took that trip across the Denali Highway and I'm finally getting around to posting up about it. I ended up taking Lockjaw's advice and ran factory recommended tire pressures for...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-13-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,541
Posted By bakada
wayne, your right on the trucks. I think they can...

wayne, your right on the trucks. I think they can be an issue on all the roads up here. Just have to drive defensively and try to stay between them and the soft shoulders. I have heard of the Mile55...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-12-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,541
Posted By bakada
Thanks for all the responses. I'm not completely...

Thanks for all the responses. I'm not completely new to gravel and dirt. I road thousands of miles of logging and forest service roads as a kid in Utah and Idaho. But that was on my old KLX 250 and...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-12-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,541
Posted By bakada
Tire Pressure?

I have had my KLR for a number of years and enjoy riding it but it has mostly been around town and hasn't seen more than 100 miles in any single trip. A fellow coworker has an 04 and has used his in...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   04-04-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,540
Posted By bakada
My 05 never did pop before I did the $.22 mod or...

My 05 never did pop before I did the $.22 mod or since even with the after market exhaust. It has a nice throaty growl on deceleration. I think it sounds better than on acceleration. The 05 also was...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   04-04-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,540
Posted By bakada
I'm going to go out on a limb here to try and...

I'm going to go out on a limb here to try and remember enough to help you. Years ago I helped my brother take the air pump off his 08. We capped the tube at the head with a vacuum cap from a Holly...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-30-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,301
Posted By bakada
The magnet sticks to the end of the plug very...

The magnet sticks to the end of the plug very well. I just set it in a small dot of JB weld so that it cant be bumped off and stick to something else. JB weld is suppose to not be affected by the oil...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-03-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By bakada
Thanks guys I appreciate it. Maybe I will leave...

Thanks guys I appreciate it. Maybe I will leave this thread up so my wife can read it and guilt her some more:). She is all for the riding course (which was what this post was originally about......
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